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Robert Edward RILEY

Regimental number946
Place of birthKempton Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressThomas Street, Latrobe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Riley, Thomas Street, Latrobe, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of disease 22 December 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot C, Row III, Grave No. 6), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eliza RILEY, Latrobe, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 945 Pte Alfred James RILEY, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

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